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Book Reviews May 2015 Issue

When You’re Done with “Sit,” Stay,” and “Down,” There’s Brain Games for Dogs

When You’re Done with “Sit,” Stay,” and “Down,” There’s Brain Games for Dogs

Fresh ideas for keeping your pet physically — and intellectually — stimulated.

“Many people will teach their dog the basic commands and then declare him ‘trained,’” says zoologist and applied animal behaviorist Claire Arrowsmith. But, she adds, “I often think how frustrating it would be for us if our education ended when we were still in childhood. If we had to keep on repeating the same lessons over and over again, we would all soon get bored….Think about how many limitations that would put on your lifestyle and your ability to interact appropriately and cope in this world.”

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